Philadelphia Fusion Players and Coaches Unveiled

Philadelphia Overwatch League Franchise Introduces 12-Player Roster and Coaching Staff

Strong, International Team Highlighted by Key Position Players and Multiple FaZe Clan Stars

PHILADELPHIA–The Philadelphia Fusion has finalized its 12-player roster and coaching
staff that will represent the Orange and Black during the much-anticipated first season of Overwatch League action. The announcement was made by Dave Scott, President and CEO, Comcast Spectacor, and accompanied by a video that was posted on the Fusion’s YouTube
channel.

“We have worked hard to assemble a strong mix of all-star players and
hidden gems that are ready to break out and compete with the world’s
best,” said Dave Scott. “The Fusion roster features players and coaches
from North America, Europe and Asia, which reflects the international
makeup of Philadelphia, as well as our brand’s promise, a ‘Fusion’ of
players from all across the world.”

The 2018 Philadelphia Fusion Player Roster:

Isaac “Boombox” Charles – United Kingdom
Jae “Carpe
Hyeok Lee – South Korea
Joona “fragi” Laine – Finland
Georgo
ShaDowBurn” Guscha – Russia
Hong Jun “Hotba” Choi –
South Korea
Giuseppe “Joemeister” Gaetano Gramano – Canada
Alberto
Neptuno” Gonzalez Molinillo – Spain
Jeonghwan “DayFly
Park – South Korea
Gael “Poko” Gouzarch – France
Josue “Eqo
Corona – Israel
Simon “Snillo” Ekstrom – Sweden
Sumin “SADO
Kim – South Korea

The Philadelphia Fusion players and coaches are a microcosm of the
global Overwatch and esports community, with representation from nine
different countries. Established aces—such as FaZe Clan stars Carpe,
ShaDowBurn and Joemeister—mix with key position players Boombox, Poko
and fragi to round out the Fusion’s starting six. Images of each player
can be accessed here.

The 2018 Philadelphia Fusion Coaching Staff:

Head Coach / GM: Yann “Kirby” Luu – France
Assistant Coach:
Elliot “Hayes” Hayes – United Kingdom
Assistant Coach: Sehuy
NamedHwi” Go – South Korea
Analytics: Ethan “Beezy
Spector – United States

“We are proud to feature outstanding players from FaZe Clan, a top-tier
esports organization who has earned prestige in multiple games,” added
Dave Scott. “Our coaching staff has deep experience throughout esports
and the traditional sports world, which infuses balance and
professionalism as we prepare to compete at the highest level.”

The Overwatch League from Blizzard Entertainment is the first major
esports league to feature a city-based franchise structure with teams
from North America, Europe and Asia. The Philadelphia Fusion is among 12
original franchises that are set to compete in the league’s inaugural
season. Built from the ground up for online and team competition,
Overwatch is Blizzard’s fastest game to reach 35 million players.

The Overwatch League begins preseason play on December 6, with a series
of exhibition matches featuring all 12 teams. The regular season will
begin on January 10 and run into June, with playoffs and finals in July
2018. For more information on the Overwatch League, visit overwatchleague.com.

For more information on the Philadelphia Fusion, follow the team’s
social-media handle PHL_Fusion on Twitter,
Snapchat, Instagram
and YouTube,
and like the Philadelphia Fusion on Facebook.

About the Philadelphia Fusion

Philadelphia Fusion, one of 12 inaugural teams to compete in the
Overwatch League, is owned and operated by Comcast Spectacor. Comcast
Spectacor is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology
company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Headquartered in
Philadelphia, Comcast Spectacor’s three primary businesses are the
National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers, the Wells Fargo Center
Complex, and Spectra, a leading hospitality firm that provides Venue
Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships to more than
300 client properties in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. Visit
us at ComcastSpectacor.com for
more information.

OVERWATCH, OVERWATCH LEAGUE, BLIZZARD, and BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT are
trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.


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